Dripping Dreams

Dripping Dreams is a 24” diameter sphere. It explored the subconscious side of my mind. As I work a lot with the left side of my brain now and then I like to make the other side do the work. I started this piece by loosely painting an abstract expressionistic painting on the sphere. Drips of paint were allowed to …

Working with SDPB

We have had wonderful news from South Dakota Public Broadcasting. The drawing DVD on how anyone can learn to draw, ”Basic Elements of Drawing” is to be developed into a series. Dick will host this series from the Gallery and Studio. This series will be developed to have an educational component complete with a Teacher’s guide, and activities aligned to …

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Adventures in Brookings

Recently, Dick did a 12-piece show for a month in the Brookings Public Library which was very fun. He also gave a lecture one of the evenings and enjoyed the great questions and conversation with the attendees. Some great questions came out of that lecture. South Dakota State University had him do my video/lecture to their design students. After the …

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18 Piece Collection in Ames, Iowa

On January 8th, the Octagon Gallery in Ames Iowa hung an 18-piece collection of Termespheres. This is the second showing of Dick’s artwork at the Octagon Gallery. The first show was ten years ago. On February 11th Dick came to Iowa State University’s Center of Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, to present as part of the 2016 Donald R. …

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The Brass Bed

The Brass Bed is a 24” sphere painted in 1981. The theme was really fun. The scene on the spherical painting is a bedroom with an old brass bed in the room. The room also has two full length mirrors on the walls opposite each other. When you looked at the painting on the sphere you notice there are only …

Annual 2015 Holiday Open House and Mova Giveaway

Saddle up the reindeer, put on your jolliest grins and get ready for the Annual Termesphere Gallery Open House. This years event is going to be extra special with some new and exciting things. Find tasty treats and unique gifts for everyone on your list (there might even be something there for you.) Everything in the Gallery will be 10% …

South Dakota Hall of Fame Show, Chamberlain SD.

Twelve Termesphere were hung at the South Dakota Hall of Fame, in Chamberlain SD. The exhibit was the perfect addition for the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. This was the first time that the Hall of Fame has had an art show by a South Dakota Hall of Fame inductee.  Termes was honored to be an alumni from 2014. …

Missouri Weave Touched Up

Vermillion… Twenty two years ago, as an artist in the Schools, Dick painted a mural called “Missouri Weave” in Vermillion on the outside of a building at Center and Main.  At the time, it housed Modern Electric. Ten years ago, Phyllis Packard and Termes did a major touch up on it.  This September, he went back to Vermillion to refresh …

CSU – Pueblo Gallery Show

On October 1, Termes loaded his trailer with  a 24 piece show to take to the Fine Arts Gallery at CSU Pueblo.   This was a magnificent place for a show. It was quite a challenge  to hang  because of the  very tall ceilings and not many spots to hang the motors from but with a little bit of effort Termes …

Commission Termesphere Off to New Home in Aberdeen, SD

“Musical Matrimony”, commissioned by Paris Briscoe, is now hanging in Aberdeen SD. This 24″ diameter sphere has a musical theme and focuses on eight different figures; Joe Strummer, John Lennon, Don Dee Graham, Joe West, Nick Cave, Philip Chevron, Shane MacGowan, and Bob Marley. Each musician’s music influenced the environment of his section of the sphere.  The eight artists were …